Below – 03/09/1964 – Aberdeen Press and Journal. Below – 12/12/1966 – Coventry Evening Telegraph – Coltness Brickworks losses. Below – 03/04/1970 – Newcastle Evening Chronicle – Advert for a general manager. Below – 25/06/1970 – The Glasgow Herald – Coltness Brickworks – Mayfield, Newmains and Stepends – “Coltness for Service” 31/05/1973 – Birmingham…
As you can see I have very little information on the Lassodie Brickworks. If anyone can add ANY information to this post then please get in touch. Bonus points awarded for anyone that comes up with a relevant brickmark – apart from Blairadam which was the works on the opposite side of the road.
Lassodie Brickworks, Fife
Feb 1963 – Lassodie Brickworks – Ernest Abram (Brickworks) Ltd. is a new company to sponsor the construction of a kiln in Fife, to produce high quality facings etc from the high quality clay available. 30,000 per day, floor area 24000 ft2.
Below – 24/11/1971 – The Glasgow Herald – Abram found not guilty of embezzlement.
06/11/1973 – Edinburgh Gazette – Change of name – Fife Brick Company Limited (formerly Ernest Abram (Brickworks) Limited.
30/11/1973 – Birmingham Daily Post – Pope and Pearson .—After proposed acquisitions from Coltness group of Coltness Brickworks and Ernest Abram (Brickworks), profit for enlarged group for 17 months ending 31/12/73, of £240,000 including acquisitions for 6 months is forecast. Annualised profits would be £280,000. Final of 1.16666 p net making a total equal to 2.45416 p gross for 17 months forecast, but in a normal financial year and assuming profits of £280,000 dividends of 2.8 p net equal to 4p gross forecast.
Below – Site of the Lassodie Brickworks
Below – Letter head for Earnest Abram (Brickworks Ltd) Braehead, Lassodie, Dunfermline.
Ernest Abram Brickworks Ltd Lassodie
Ernest Abram – Managing Director
Mrs W Abram – Secretary
Edward C Abram